Breaking Bad’s prequel spin-off Better Call Saul has both hot and cold news for its fans. Breaking Bad’s protagonist aka Walter White will not be seen in Season 5 of Better Call Saul. The news was shared by the makers of the show which had earlier thought of pitching Walter White in the upcoming season of the prequel.
- Better Call Saul renewed for Season 6
- The sixth season will see the return of Walter White
- Putting a definitive end to Breaking Bad extended Universe
Season 5 of Better Call Saul is due to release on February 23. The show will premiere on AMC first and later on Netflix.
A prequel spin-off to neo-Western crime drama, Better Call Saul came into existence only after the makers of the show noticed uproar around its previous counterpart, Breaking Bad.
About the show
The Breaking Bad Universe largely centers on the lines of crystal meth trade. As in Breaking Bad, Jesse Pinkman and Walter White are the powerhouses of the show; Better Call Saul is shouldered by Saul Goodman. Now, you need to understand that Saul is as wicked as Walter White or Jesse Pinkman. The man is corrupt, devious and wicked.
The timeline for Better Call Saul embarks from the early 2000s that narrates the story of a conman turned small-time legal expert. The story takes place six years prior to the events occurring in Breaking Bad.
Jimmy McGill a.k.a Saul Goodman works as a lawyer to a former beat cop Mike. Mike Erhmantraut is a big name in the underworld and has connections with the people in the drug trafficking market. His business is mainly based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Better Call Saul Renewed for Season 6
The spin-off series incepted in 2015 has continued for five seasons. In addition, Season 6 of Better Call Saul has been renewed by AMC before-hand.
Better Call Saul Season 6 Will See The Return of Walter White
As mentioned earlier, Walter White will not be seen in Season 5 of Better Call Saul. However, the much-hyped character will instead be pitted in Season 6 of the show. Peter Gould, the show’s runner along with the executive producer Vince Gilligan have confirmed that the show has been picked for a season 6.
In addition, Season six will be the last of Better Call Saul with a cumulative 63 episodes. The story will bring an end to Saul’s story and etch the beginning of Breaking Bad. Therefore, introducing a familiar face such as Walter White’s played by Bryan Cranston in Breaking Bad.
Peter Gould (showrunner) has revealed that Dean Norris as Hank Schrader is confirmed to reprise his role in Season 5. But the fans will have to probably wait until Season 6 to witness the return of Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman and Bryan Cranston as Walter White.
Putting a definitive end to Breaking Bad extended Universe
Co-creator Vince Gilligan reiterated Gould’sstanceby saying that you cannot add too much hot fudge on a sundae. And, one day or the other, no matter how badly you like to continue to work with these actors and crew, there needs to be an end (sic). Thereby, shutting down all the speculations around a possible extension to the series Better Call Saul.
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